Thursday, May 6, 2021 12:18 AM
SAN RAMON, Calif.—To drive innovation in the industry through continuous contact lens research and development, CooperVision
is now accepting submissions for its 2021 Science and Technology Awards program. The long-standing program fosters partnerships between recipients and CooperVision scientists to explore new dimensions in vision care, with the goal of translating innovative ideas into practical solutions. “As a leading global manufacturer of contact lenses, CooperVision has brought to market many breakthrough products, but we never stop raising the bar and working for what comes next,” said Francis Erard, CooperVision’s vice president of research & development.
Wednesday, May 5, 2021 12:27 AM
LAVAL, Quebec—Bausch Health Companies Inc.
(NYSE/TSX: BHC) reported Tuesday that its full-company revenue rose 1 percent (or $15 million) in the first quarter to $2.027 billion from $2.012 billion in the year-ago period.
Monday, May 3, 2021 12:27 AM
, an optometrist-controlled eyecare company based here, said it has received exclusive Canadian “in-market assessment access for 2021” for the new Johnson & Johnson Vision
contact lens: Acuvue Theravision with Ketotifen. The new lens, which was approved in Canada last week, is the first and only drug-releasing contact lens for vision correction and allergic eye itch, according to the announcement last week.
Friday, April 30, 2021 12:39 AM
Bausch Health may sell B+L eyecare biz, Eye Health America continues Southeast expansion, optical sales continue to decline, Jobson Tracker says, EssilorLuxottica to exhibit at Expo as fully integrated company and more than 200 exhibitors commit to Vision Expo East all topped this week’s VMAIL
news feed. Click on the headlines below to catch up on anything you might have missed.
Friday, April 30, 2021 12:36 AM
LAVAL, Quebec—Bausch Health Companies
(NYSE/TSX: BHC) is weighing the potential sale of its Bausch + Lomb eyecare business, rather than spinning off the business to shareholders as the company planned, according to a Bloomberg report earlier this week. The news service cited “people with knowledge of the matter” as the origin of its report. Bausch Health declined comment on the report, a spokeswoman told VMAIL
Thursday, April 29, 2021 12:21 AM
ATLANTA—The annual SECO
meeting opened in Atlanta on Wednesday and Alcon
was among the companies organizing both in-person and virtual meetings with ECPs and industry professionals.
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 12:21 AM
FAREHAM, United Kingdom—CooperVision
reported Tuesday that it has acquired No7 Contact Lenses, which is based here. No7 Contact Lenses
designs and manufactures specialty contact lenses that are distributed primarily in the United Kingdom.
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 12:18 AM
JACKSONVILLE, Fla.—Johnson & Johnson Vision
, a leader in eye health and part of the Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies, received Health Canada approval for its Acuvue Theravision with Ketotifen, the first and only daily disposable contact lens for vision correction in patients who experience itchy allergy eyes due to allergic conjunctivitis, according to the company’s announcement Tuesday. The lens contains an H1 histamine receptor antagonist for the prevention of itchy allergy eyes associated with allergic conjunctivitis experienced by contact lens users to promote comfortable contact lens wear.
Wednesday, April 21, 2021 12:18 AM
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.—Johnson & Johnson
(NYSE: JNJ) reported Tuesday that its first-quarter sales increased 7.9 percent to $22.3 billion, with operational sales growth of 5.5 percent.
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 12:24 AM
SAN RAMON, Calif.—Committed to furthering myopia management education in the optometric industry, CooperVision
is bringing new opportunities to optometry students. Certification for its Brilliant Futures Myopia Management Program featuring MiSight 1 day contact lenses is now available to third- and fourth-year students at the 23 schools and colleges of optometry throughout the U.S.
Wednesday, April 7, 2021 12:21 AM
SAN RAMON, Calif.—Following the March announcement of its 2021 Best Practices honorees
has revealed the recipients of its second annual Best Practices Scholarship.
Friday, April 2, 2021 12:21 AM
WASHINGTON—After a months-long suspension, the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) revised Contact Lens Rule and its paperwork requirements went back into effect Thursday, April 1.
Wednesday, March 31, 2021 12:21 AM
SAN RAMON, Calif.—A new special report is helping draw awareness to the increasing severity and prevalence of myopia in children among non-ophthalmic health care providers. The report, “Advancing the Treatment of Myopia in Children
,” is published by Global Business Media.
Friday, March 26, 2021 12:21 AM
JACKSONVILLE, Fla.—Johnson & Johnson Vision
said this week that the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) gave its approval to the company’s Acuvue Theravision with Ketotifen for allergic eye itch.
Tuesday, March 16, 2021 12:30 AM
SAN RAMON, Calif.—To provide an easy way for eyecare professionals and their patients to be more sustainable, on Monday CooperVision
announced a partnership with Plastic Bank that makes its clariti 1 day portfolio of lenses the first net plastic neutral contact lenses, according to the announcement. The move also expands the company’s commitment to making a positive impact on the environment. Plastic Bank
is a social enterprise that builds ethical recycling ecosystems in coastal communities, reprocessing the materials for reintroduction into the global supply chain.